Monthly Archives: September 2011

Beer A Day: Mort Subite Gueuze

Yes, “Sudden Death” is the translation of this brewer, and I always feel kind of special when there is a beer with a cork in it. Mort Subite Gueuze:  4.5%abv  Suggested Drinking temperature 2-4C  35-37F. Gueuze, in name and style … Continue reading

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Beer A Day: Lindemans Pecheresse

Peche=Peach. Pecheresse:  2.5%abv  Suggested serving temperature 2-3C  35-37F. Only just now did I notice the insanely low alcohol content.  I suppose this beer is packaged quite elaborately for its flavors as opposed to a tool for becoming intoxicated.  Additionally it … Continue reading

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Beer A Day: Lindemans Kriek

OK, so that last one was not much of a beer-this one is a regional classic. Lindemans Kriek:  3.5%abv  Suggested serving temperature 2-3C  35-37F, well chilled. Here is a traditional Lambic style beer from Belgium.  Kriek or cherry flavored beers … Continue reading

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This Weeks Theme: Fruit Beers, Lambics and Geuze

For this week we will be going through various examples of Belgium’s well-known fruit-styled beers.  Framboise (raspberry), Kriek/Cerise (cherry) and Geuze (an open vat fermented beverage yielding a cidery-type beer).  Other examples are what the Wallonie (Belgian Francophones) call a … Continue reading

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Beer A Day: Westmalle Tripel

The stronger blond sister of the dubbel. Westmalle Tripel:  9.5%abv  Suggested serving temperature 8-14C 46-57F. Why not knock off these two at the same time.  Yesterday was the dark, premier example of a double and today’s beer is a premier … Continue reading

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Beer A Day: Westmalle Dubbel Trappist

Another of the fabled Trappists that make Belgian beer brewing so famous. Westmalle Dubbel:  7%abv  Suggested serving temperature 8-14C  46-57F. What attracts me to the Westmalle line of beers, especially the Dubbel, is that most connoisseurs say that all other … Continue reading

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Beer A Day: St.Feuillien Saison

A seasonal brew from one of the greats. Saison:  6.5%abv  Suggested serving temperature “Saisons are sturdy farmhouse ale that was traditionally brewed in the winter, to be consumed throughout the summer months.”-BeerAdvocate  I guess I missed this one on previous … Continue reading

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